Tesla Model Y EV now part of New York City’s iconic yellow cab fleet

English News 15 Apr 2022 19

Tesla Model Y can now be seen in the streets of New York City as a part of the city's yellow taxi fleet, which is being run by an app-based cab startup named Gravity Mobility...

The Tesla Model Y electric car is now part of New York's taxi fleet. The electric car has now joined the renowned yellow taxi fleet under the electric cab fleet service of Gravity Mobility. Other than the Tesla Model Y, commuters also have the option to hail a Ford Mustang Mach-E EV as part of the taxi service. It is to be noted that the Model Y is now part of a pilot program by New York City's Taxi and Limousine Commission.

The Tesla Model Y EV taxi debuted at the ongoing New York International Auto Show and is also displayed there. It is to be noted that Model Y boasts one of the fastest acceleration among the electric vehicles. The EV is capable of going from 0-60 mph in less than four seconds and has a top speed of 250 mph. The seven-seater electric car has a range of around 530 km on a single charge giving it plenty of capacity to serve as a taxi in the fleet.



The Tesla Model Y taxi, which is painted in Gravity's signature Rally Yellow, has a panoramic roof for sightseeing, a custom 22-inch tablet for rear passengers to adjust climate controls, take selfies, listen to music, and watch videos, and driver-facing AI technology that detects and prevents distracted driving while also monitoring the vehicle for safe driving behaviours.

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